from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mergenthaler, Ottmar 1854-1899. German-born American inventor of the Linotype typesetting machine (patented 1884).
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- n. United States inventor (born in Germany) of the Linotype machine (1854-1899)
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